The first X-Men movie came out in 2000, long before all of our movie trailers started showing up on YouTube and clever marketing ploys could be forwarded with a click of the mouse. So the marketing department for X-Men decided to try something a bit silly: they played a joke on the people who open Congressional mail.
Real-life room escape games are point-and-click puzzle games made real. You and your team are locked in a room, and you have to solve a series of puzzles in order to get out. So how does it all work?
(This piece originally appeared on Nautilus.) About six years ago, I was putting a new roof on a 200-year-old house on an island in Maine when I got a call from Justin Timberlake’s cousin and assistant, a girl named Melissa. I put down my nail gun, told my boss I was taking five, and answered.
I’ve never really thought of Pac-Man as a horror game. Innocently chomping away, dodging ghosts from a top-down view is pretty tame. But taken from a first-person view, where you simply don’t know what’s around the next corner, it's a whole new horrifying game.
During the second to last episode of Battlestar Galactica, we learned that, before the destruction of the Twelve Colonies, Laura Roslin lost her father and her sisters in a car accident. How horrible, I remember thinking. This explains so much about her emotional armor, how slow she is to grow close to anyone. It also…
Ladybugs are the one kind of bug you don't mind crawling on you. They're cute. They're pretty. And they swarm. They swarm by the tens of millions. I had a personal encounter with a smaller swarm when hiking. Find out about my brush with nature's most adorable fury.
Ever wondered what it'd be like to parachute into one of the largest college football stadiums in the world, with 113,000 cheering on your landing? Well, exactly like this.
When Les "Survivorman" Stroud—the hardest-working cameraman in the business—says shooting his new show "Beyond Survival" was his most challenging shoot yet...